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Distinguished Alumni Honored for 2016

JANUARY 21, 2016

The Distinguished Alumni Awards honor Boston College School of Social Work MSW or PhD alumni who have made significant contributions to the social work profession. This year, two awards were handed out during a ceremony held on January 8th at McGuinn Hall, to  Daniel Gill, MSW '06, and  Judith S. Willison, MSW '87.

Daniel D. Gill is currently employed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs' VA Maryland Health Care System as a Team Lead in the HUD-VASH (Veterans Affairs Supported Housing) program.
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Judith S. Willison is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Bridgewater State University. She teaches social work practice courses, Dynamics of Diversity and Oppression, and an elective focused on a multisystemic approach to addressing violence.  See bio »  

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Events

Darfur Exhibition

MARCH 9 - MARCH 27, 2009

The Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, The Center for Human Rights and International Justice, and the The Center for the Arts and Social Responsibility c0-sponsored Waging Peace's traveling exhibition of drawings created by refugee children from Darfur.The exhibit was on display in Bapst Library from March 9th through March 27th, 2009. See slideshow of a selection of the Darfur Children's drawings.

The exhibition displayed a select sample of the 500 drawings that have been submitted as evidence of war crimes to the International Criminal Court in the proceedings against accused Sudanese officials, who have denied policies of genocide. The drawings have been exhibited in London and throughout the world to raise awareness about the crisis in Darfur.

For more information on the exhibit please see the Waging Peace website.